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Comhairle Chontae Dhún na nGall Donegal County Council

Please note the Festival will close at 6pm on Sunday 29th June. 2

Cover Photo ©Cipper Race


Contents

4 ....time to be part of it 6 ....time to enjoy 10 ....time to taste 12 ...time to party 18 ...time to play 22 ...time to explore 26 ...time to learn 28 ...time to thrill 30 ...time to race 31 ...festival favourites 35 ...festival trips 36 ...festival tours 38 ...festival business 39 ...festival listings 50 ...time to travel 52 ...time to check in 54 ...Map

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Set sail! ...time to be part of it

Welcome on board the LegenDerry Maritime Festival in association with the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2013/2014 for the time of your life! As one of the designated ports for the race, from June 21~29, the city will be transformed into an international marina to host the 12 Clipper Race yachts and race teams. The 2013-2014 Clipper Race fleet includes the Derry~Londonderry~Doire entry skippered by the city’s own Sean McCarter accompanied by his LegenDerry crew, proud ambassadors for our city during an epic trip on the ocean waves. 4

They will receive a rousing welcome when the yachts sail up the Foyle and into the heart of the city on the homecoming leg of their transatlantic challenge. As well as welcoming the fleet of the world’s longest ocean race, the festival will enable marine enthusiasts and visitors alike to enjoy a treasure trove of activities. All of the seafaring action will be set to a spectacular backdrop of live music, street performances, concerts, fantastic food and celebratory events each and every day.


Vibrant destination

Go with the flow!

The riverfront will be awash with colour and buzzing with festive fever from early morning until late at night. Visiting yachts, tall ships, Navy vessels, RNLI Life Boat, canoes and dinghies will be here for the festival – there is even a floating stage on the Foyle!

Excited spectators will be out in force with thousands of people from Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Britain, continental Europe and North America expected to attend the nine-day maritime extravaganza.

Derry is firmly established as a vibrant short break destination, having hosted the phenomenal Clipper Race homecoming in 2012 and the first UK City of Culture in 2013 to local, regional, national and international acclaim. The LegenDerry Maritime Festival will copper-fasten the city’s status as a world class location for investors and visitors alike.

Whether you are a family group seeking attractions to keep your children amused; in need of a revitalizing short break; keen to explore new landscapes, history and culture; here for the sailing and maritime heritage; or curious about investment potential, our action packed programme of events will keep everything ship shape! We are LegenDerry so let’s go with the flow!

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...time to enjoy

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From ship to shore! June 21~29, 10am-10pm Festival Village Queen’s Quay

The Festival Village will see Queen’s Quay transformed into a seaside promenade centred around an eye-catching vintagestyle marquee. Enjoy daily performances of live music and entertainment, Walled City Market, interactive heritage and environment displays, a packed arts and crafts programme, animation workshops and a vintage carousel for an unforgettable experience. Local musical maestros will entertain festival-goers in the Festival Village with lunchtime sessions from 12-2.30pm and in the evenings from 5-9pm. The event organisers have thought of absolutely everything nautical and nice; there is even a mother and baby area among the family-friendly facilities. 7


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Young At Art June 21~29, 10.30am-6.30pm Arts and Crafts tent Festival Village

A dedicated arts and crafts programme for the little ‘uns will be running daily during the festival. Have fun creating a swashbuckling sword at the pirate-themed children’s workshops and get nautical amid the giant fuzzy felt sea landscape. You can also visit our chill-out zone and hear magical stories of pirate adventures. It is anticipated that these activities will be busy so please come early to avoid disappointment (See listings for more details).

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...time to taste

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Walled City Market June 21~29, 10am-10pm Festival Village The Walled City Market will showcase the finest produce and products from local traders. You’ll find everything to whet your appetite from spit hog roast to seafood chowder, sandwiches to baked goods and a whole host of savoury snacks and sweet treats. There will also be an assortment of high quality goods ranging from handmade crafts from Africa, laser engraved crystal, seaweed powder, vintage handbags and jewellery. The Walled City Market will feature a number of local traders who are part of the Market Start-up programme run through Enterprise North West.

Continental Market June 21~29, 10am-10pm Queen’s Quay Tantalize your taste buds with the mouth-watering array of food produce at the ever popular Continental Market. Savour the sights and smells of delectable delicacies wafting along the numerous stands gracing the quay. Sample authentic dishes from all corners of the globe as you dine al-fresco and soak up the festival atmosphere. From freshly prepared Spanish Paella to Potato Provencale from France, traditional German sausage to Jamaican jerk chicken you will be spoiled for choice with produce from all four continents and our own local traditional fayre. The Continental Market will also feature a large range of clothing, jewellery, giftware and handmade crafts.

The Galley June 21~29, 10am-10pm Festival Village It’s time to ‘Eat, Drink and Be Merry’ at The Galley, our very own festival bar. Festivalgoers will have ample opportunity to re-fuel in comfort in our atmospheric Festival Village tent. We hope the sun will be splitting the skies but if you prefer the shade, shelter or just somewhere to relax, then this is the place to be. Give the feet a welldeserved rest, get grooving with a range of daily live music performances or simply sit back and enjoy our wonderful riverside setting. 11


...time to party

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Music City Day Saturday June 21, Dawn ‘til Dusk Citywide

Music is at the heart of the city in 2014 and is guaranteed to reach a crescendo with a specially designated Music City Day on Saturday, June 21. The event was launched last year as part of the UK City of Culture 2013 festivities and is back with a bang for the opening of the LegenDerry Maritime Festival. The banks of the Foyle will reverberate with every imaginable form of musical entertainment ranging from solo performances to choirs and orchestras in public spaces, commercial venues, community centres, street corners and even on the historic City Walls! Music-lovers of all genres from pop and rock to traditional folk and classical, will be singing and dancing from dawn to dusk as the city becomes one huge performance area on the longest day of the year. Hundreds are expected to flock again this year to the ancient Grianan of Aileach ring fort outside the city to take part in the Summer Solstice Dawn Chorus and get Music City Day off to a sensational start.

From 10am until 8pm, Guildhall Square will play host to a celebration of all forms of professional and amateur music featuring choirs, bands, schools and the best in local/national talent. Headliners include Ports, The Clameens, Solas, The Rambling Boys of Pleasure, The Jeremiahs and many more. At 1pm, children, adults and choirs of the city will come together for a massive outdoor performance of Danny Boy, the musical air so famously associated with the city. At 8pm in the Guildhall, Radio Ulster presenter John Toal will introduce some of the city’s finest performers, alongside the Ulster Orchestra, conducted by Stephen Bell. On the bill are singer-songwriters Eoin O’Callaghan (Best Boy Grip) and Paul Casey, saxophonist Gerard McChrystal and pianist Ruth McGinley. This concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Ulster/Foyle from 8pm until 10pm. Tickets will be allocated on the basis of a random draw. You can apply for a maximum of two tickets until 5pm on Friday 13 June via www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/ shows/shows/music_city_day_21jun14 The Roaring Meg Busking Competition will be in full swing in the Craft Village from 12.30pm-4.30pm, with £2,000 in cash prizes up for grabs. See programme listings for full details

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We hope it floats your boat

Three stages! All good festivals have great music and with three performance stages along the riverfront we’re guaranteed to have a constant soundtrack to get everyone in the mood for summer! 14

There will be performances every lunchtime and evening on the stage in The Galley Bar showcasing our local musicians and artists while the bandstand at Pirates Promenade near Sainsbury’s will feature the city’s latest emerging talent with a host of young artists welcoming the opportunity to be heard by you. In the true spirit of all things nautical we have added a floating stage as one of our performance areas for this year’s festival. We hope it floats your boat!


Celtronic Wednesday-Sunday June 25~29 nightly City centre venues

Now in its 14th year, Celtronic festival has been described as ‘Ireland’s answer to Sonar’ and attracts thousands of fans to Derry to dance to the world’s best electronic music talent. This year’s headliners include Karenn, the live collaborative project from UK producers Blawan & Pariah, playing in NI for the first time while Max Cooper, whose ‘Human’ album has been tipped to be one of the albums of

the year, will also bring his acclaimed live show to the festival. Other live acts include Denmark’s Kolsch and German/Dutch trio Move D, Juju and Jordash. Some of the finest DJs in the world will appear at Celtronic - Ben Ufo and Pearson Sound, Derrick Carter, Chicago house legend Ame, Space Dimension Controller. For more info, check www.celtronicfestival.com, www.facebook.com/celtronicfestival or follow @celtronic on Twitter. A limited number of access all events tickets priced £35 are on sale at www.wegottickets.com and The Millennium Forum Box Office www.millenniumforum.co.uk/book-online Tel. 028 71 264455

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The Beach Boys Thursday, June 26, 8pm Ebrington Square

The legendary Beach Boys are ‘Getting Around’ this summer as they travel all the way from California to the banks of the Foyle. They shot to fame in the early 1960s and have sold in excess of 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time.

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An impressive 29 albums later the band are still going and will be performing here live in concert for one night only. Who better to headline the LegenDerry Maritime Festival than The Beach Boys, belting out classics such as, ‘Surfin’ USA’, ‘Good Vibrations’, ‘All Summer Long’ and, ‘I Get Around’ in the city’s premier outdoor performance venue on a fun-filled festival evening. Tickets priced £20 are on sale now from the Millennium Forum


go global! Ubuntu Festival Sunday, June 22 Festival Village Queen’s Quay

With Derry being home to over 50 nationalities, the Ubuntu global festival will celebrate cultural diversity. Named after a South African word, Ubuntu means that all our identities and humanity are inter-linked and should be respected. With sights, sounds and flavours from across the globe, join us for a whistle-stop experience of Africa, the Caribbean, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. There will be exhibitions and performances in the main festival tent

alongside traditional craft workshops and presentations from artists representing local communities. Set in the heart of our Festival Village this colourful celebration of cultures pays perfect tribute to our international festival. Free family workshops and drop in activities operate 12 noon – 6pm in the three continental zones (‘Africa and the Caribbean’, ‘Europe and the Americas’, ‘Asia and the Middle East’). The ‘World Zone’ with performances, live music and interactive activities runs from 1pm – 10pm.

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...time to play on the pirates promenade

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Marine Magic June 21~29, 10am-7pm

Pirates Promenade McFarland Quay

McFarland Quay

Visit the marine village at the 2014 LegenDerry Maritime Festival and find out how to get active on the water. Whether sailing is your interest, fishing, power boating or just paddling along the shore, the exhibits and activities will give you a taste of what to expect. From learning the ropes and raising the sails with the experts to finding out where to catch the best fish, specialists will be at hand to assist.

Enjoy fairground attractions and the ghostly galleon ship for a thrilling ride that the whole family can enjoy. Sully, our Shy Sea Monster will also be there and loves to peep out through his crate to see all the boys and girls who visit him... And, if that’s not all enough, get the best views of the festival from our vintage Big Wheel, which is certain to be a major attraction for the crowds.

Stop by and stay awhile to hear the stories from Clipper Round the World Race crew members who will be sharing their tales of life on the high seas. Relax along the quay and listen to the sounds of the sea from our Maritime Musical Maestros!

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The LegenDerry Eye Sainsbury’s Car Park McFarland Quay

Take to the sky and enjoy a bird’s eye view of our stunning festival setting! There’s no need to worry about climbing the tallest mast on the quay as we’ve brought the finest version of 20

a crow’s nest to the quayside in the form of our LegenDerry Eye. Standing majestic at 30 metres high, our Giant Wheel will let the whole family view all the action on the river and quayside in a style fit for a captain! Opening times are from 10am-10pm daily except for Saturday, June 28, when extended to 11.15pm. Price: £3 per person.


Catch it, Cook It! McFarland Quay

Allow yourself to be hooked by the mouth-watering aromas of our “Catch It, Cook It” programme featuring The No Salt Chef Brian McDermott and Just Kayak.ie Experts in marine wildlife will bring the ocean to life with their interactive technology and keep an eye on nature in the marine world.

This year we will have exhibits from the Titanic Oceanic Exploration, RNLI, RYA (Royal Yachting Association) and ISA (Irish Sailing Association), Foyle and Belfast Sailability (sailing for the disabled), as well as our local marine and leisure clubs and associations. There will be a daily programme of events and activities for the young and young at heart....so if you are a landlubber or a marine enthusiast there will be something fabulous in the marine village to whet your appetite.

If you’re looking for something at a faster pace, watersports athletes will be there to chat about the excitement of everything from water skiing to wakeboarding.

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...time to explore ‘Sea’ the City June 21~29 Riverfront & city centre

Derry city centre is conveniently located adjacent to its riverfront, the perfect scenario for people attending the Maritime Festival. City centre shops, restaurants, theatres, bars and nightclubs will be pushing the boat out and getting into the maritime spirit. 22

Look out for seascape themed window displays as you meander around the historic Walled City and enjoy the banter. Aye, aye captain!


Stinky Pirates Trail ‘Shiver me timbers’! One Eyed Willy and his band of Stinky Pirates need the help of the Children of LegenDerry who are known to be the smartest kids in all of the seven seas. Help One Eyed Willy follow the clues to unveil the great treasure and return to his pirate ship, the Vicious Vessel! The trail will depart from The Playhouse on Saturday and Sunday, June 21 &22, 28&29 at 11am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm.

LegenDerry Treasure Trail Get your GPS co-ordinates and set off on a journey of discovery throughout the city via this 21st century scavenger hunt from June 10 to 29, anytime! Great fun for families and visitors to the city. Booking info available via the website www.legenderrymaritimefestival.com

Bookings via www.derryplayhouse.co.uk or Box Office on 028 71 268027.

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The Guildhall

Tower Museum

Visit the city’s premier civic building – important for historical, architectural, cultural and political reasons – with many stories to tell...

Visit our new exhibition at the Tower Museum featuring a wonderful selection of items from our Museum and Archive collections. Find out more about our exciting plans for a new maritime museum at Ebrington.

Monday-Sunday 10am-5.30pm

Free admission Opening hours:

Monday-Sunday 10am-5.30pm

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The Graffiti Mural Project In conjunction with Derry City Council, to celebrate the return of the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, Urban Vizualz will be delivering a series of graffiti/street art workshops in various locations across the city as part of the festival. To find out more or to get involved in the creation of these maritime themed murals, contact info@urbanvizualz.com

Treasure Island! Ahoy me hearties! Pesky pirates, get yourselves to Inishtrahull Island on June 21, 11am-3pm, and search for hidden treasure! The tiny island of Inishtrahull, Ireland’s northern most land six miles north east of Malin Head, provides an intriguing and remote location for this hi-tech treasure hunt. Follow the navigational co-ordinates, to find the geocache hidden treasure at www.geocaching.com. Places are limited and advance booking is essential.

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...time to learn

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Environment and Heritage Tent June 21~29, 10am-6pm Queen’s Quay

Discover the exciting park development plans, to encourage people to explore the shores of the Foyle. Also, find out how you can help to keep the city’s river banks clean and pollution free. Explore what lives below the surface of the Foyle, with Loughs Agency’s Riverwatch Marine Discovery Tank. Learn about alien species along the banks of the river and how to spot them! You won’t be able to miss the special visitors with the RSPB.

Hunt for fossils or build a volcano at the Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust stand. Find out how to get involved in outdoor activities, for example, canoeing, kayaking and sailing at Creggan Country Park. Council in partnership with Loughs Agency, have developed a ‘LegenDerry Maritime Festival’ Geocache Trail, which is an outdoor treasure hunt. Use your smart phone (GPS enabled devices) to solve the heritage and environmental clues along the banks of the River Foyle. Follow the navigational co-ordinates, to find the geocache hidden treasure at www.geocaching.com

Visit the Northern Ireland Environment Agency interactive exhibition to explore our amazing marine and coastal habitat and find out about the wonderful wildlife that lives there.

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...time to thrill

Live Water Displays June 21-22, 4pm-9pm June 26, 27 & 28, 1.30pm-9pm Queen’s Quay

Look out for a high octane display of death-defying stunts and tricks on the Foyle from some of the top water sports experts in the world on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 26-28.

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All set to live commentary, the shows will run from 4pm-9pm on June 21st and 22nd and from 1.30pm to 9pm from June 26th-28th. Check our festival website and information stands for details of when you can meet the water athletes, many of whom are world champions!


Farewell Finale Saturday, June 28, 10pm onwards Queen’s Quay

It’s time to party as we say farewell to the Clipper Race teams ahead of their departure on Sunday. As dusk falls the fun will begin and our Maritime Festival will draw to a memorable close with a pirate-themed party finale for which festival-goers of all ages are encouraged to don themed fancy dress. Highlights include a spectacular fire and water show on the River Foyle. Two large pirate ships will battle it out in a dramatic pyrotechnic display followed by a stunning fireworks finale.

The launch of an exciting new festival for the city - Obon on the Foyle - will celebrate Japanese traditional art forms and culture with a ceremony known as tōrō nagashi. People will personalize hand-made, paper lanterns with special messages to honour and remember their loved ones. When darkness falls, visitors will pay homage to those who have passed on by floating candlelit lanterns in a pool at the side of the quay, to the beautiful sound of taiko drums.

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Stunning send-off Sunday, June 29, 12 noon Riverfront

Parade of Sail The festival will bid an emotional ‘bon voyage’ to the Clipper yachts with a huge fanfare as the Parade of Sail departs for the next official race start at Greencastle in neighbouring Inishowen, Co Donegal. Thousands of local and visiting spectators will be at the quay to ensure the crews get a LegenDerry send-off. Now bring on the 2016 homecoming!

Race Start Just after the Red Arrows perform their daring display there will be all the excitement and anticipation as each of the 12 strong fleet battle for the coveted first across the line position as they embark on the next stage of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race from Greencastle in Co Donegal destined for Den Helder in the Netherlands. 30

...time to race

Closing Celebration 1pm-6pm Festival Village As the last yachts depart for Holland we’ll send them off in the style they arrived with an afternoon of music and performances throughout the festival zone! Showcasing our local musicians and artists the afternoon will be a great celebration of the memories made this year as we say goodbye....until next time!


...festival favourites

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Skies the limit!

Red Arrows Sunday, June 29, 2.45pm Greencastle & Magilligan *not in city The world famous Red Arrows will stage a display of daredevil manoeuvres and flypasts in a spectacular send-off for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. The RAF aerobatic experts, in partnership with Donegal County Council, Limavady Borough Council and Derry City Council, will perform the thrilling display in the skies above Greencastle, Co Donegal - the official starting point for the next leg of the race - and Magilligan, Co. Derry. 32

Thousands of people are expected to catch a glimpse of the distinctive red jets performing their trademark formations, close-passes and dynamic loops and rolls. Please note, the Red Arrows will NOT be on display over the city. For more details check out the website www.legenderrymaritimefestival.com

Comhairle Chontae Dhún na nGall Donegal County Council

www.discoverdonegal.com

www.limavady.gov.uk


Moonlight Paddle

...festival favourites

June 23-27 McFarland Quay We all love the chance to see the Tall Ships up close and some of the finest vessels will be visiting the city for the festival.

In the Navy June 20-29 McFarland Quay The Foyle will be a special port of call for visiting navy ships during the festival, providing an opportunity for members of the public to become sailors for the day!

Cruiser Race The Loughs Agency and Moville Boat Club will hold their cruiser race on Lough Foyle on Thursday, June 26 at 3pm (approx). Spectators welcome. To enter contact Moville Boat Club on www.movilleboatclub.com

The Foyle Paddlers and Canoe Club “Lumiere” Moonlight Paddle event will take place on Friday 27th June at 9.30pm until 11pm, leaving from Prehen Boathouse to Foyle Marina Pontoon and return to Boathouse. For booking details check festival website and discover a range of other exciting water activities the club will be delivering throughout the festival such as Double Sea kayaks, Canoe Polo, Taster and Ergo sessions as well as a number of demos.

Clipper Race Crew recruitment Clipper Race Crew recruitment events will be held in the corporate marquee on the quayside on Wednesday, June 25 at 6.30pm and the Guildhall on Saturday, June 28 at 2.30pm. The Clipper Race is the only ocean race in the world for non-professional sailors, where the organisers supply the fleet of twelve identical, 70-foot, stripped down racing yachts, each sponsored by a brand. Fully-qualified skippers are employed to lead the crews safely around the globe. This is a truly unique challenge. Derry is also hosting the 2015-2016 race and accompanying maritime festival so why not consider joining the crew of the next Derry~Londonderry~Doire yacht?

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Make a Splash! Wakeboarding & Water-Skiing Tasters Try your hand at some high octane water sports such as water-skiing & wakeboarding taster sessions departing from Prehen Boathouse from the opening day of the festival. Taster sessions are June 21 and 22, 10am-3pm. £5 per session.

Float Your Boat! There’s so much to enjoy as Derry hosts the biggest international maritime event on our shores. Massive crowds are anticipated for the arrival of the Clipper Race yachts – check the website for arrival times closer to the event. You will be able to board the Clipper Race fleet, meet the crews and learn all about their extraordinary 40,000 miles ocean crossing experience at allotted times during the festival.

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Places for each session can be booked in advance by emailing: Eimear.hone@derrycity.gov.uk

Stand up Paddleboarding Stand up Paddleboarding sessions will be provided by Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage on Friday, June 27. Suitable from 12+ years. Free sessions at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm. A session lasts 30 minutes and will be given on a first come basis, departing at the public pontoon. Details for registration at Festival Information Point on quay.

Lough Foyle Punt Race Lough Foyle Yacht Club Punt Race will take place at Culmore Point on Wednesday, June 25, 7pm. The 12 Clipper Race skippers with a Clipper Race crew member each will join a local skipper on board a traditional Lough Foyle Punt for a fun night of racing. Take your bets as to who will be the winner in this mini Clipper Race right here on Lough Foyle. Spectators welcome.

Tall Ships


...festival trips Sailing Tasters June 21-27, 11am-2pm; 3-6pm; 6.30pm-8.30pm Foyle Marina The Loughs Agency is offering Keel Boat Sailing Taster Sessions on the River Foyle for the public. All safety equipment, including sailing gear, is provided. Ocean Youth Trust Ireland will deliver these sessions accommodating six passengers at a time. The weekday sessions will be delivered to targeted groups pre-booked by the Loughs Agency. Age limit for keel boats is 10 year-old. To book or enquire, please telephone 02871 342100 or email: bookings@loughs-agency.org

Safety Boat Course

SOLD OUT

The Loughs Agency is also offering a safety boat course with training on the River Foyle. The availability of suitably trained and skilled safety boat operators will assist delivery of events on the water – both during the Maritime Festival and in coming months and years. The course runs over two days (dates to be confirmed) and participants should bring their usual club power boat (plus fuel). Pre-course requirement – RYA (or equivalent) power boat certificate. For further details contact the Loughs Agency Tel: 02871 288781. www.loughs-agency.org Email: bookings@loughs-agency.org

Dinghy Sessions Post primary schools will have the opportunity to book dinghy taster sessions through the Loughs Agency. The sessions are run by Inish Adventures from their centre at Moville, from Monday, June 9 to Friday, June 13 June. There are two 2½ hour sessions a day (morning and afternoon, commencing 9.30am and 12.30pm respectively), each accommodating a class of 25. Activity focuses on dinghy sailing with shore activities. All equipment (wetsuits, buoyancy aids etc) is provided. Participants need to bring a towel, swim wear, refreshments and change of clothes.

Foyle Sailability Regatta Foyle Sailability will hold its regatta from the Foyle Marina on June 18 and 19 from 12pm to 4pm. Foyle Sailability is a partnership between Foyle Disability Resource Centre, Foyle Port, Loughs Agency, Derry City Council, local sailing clubs and other North West based disability groups. The primary aim of Foyle Sailability is to help people with disabilities to broaden their activity set through promoting access to the Foyle for water-based sports, especially sailing, and to share the marine tourism resource that is the Foyle.

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...festival tours

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Foyle Maritime Festival Bus Tour Sunday, June 22, 2pm Guildhall Square Suitable for age 16+

three bridges and observe the rich maritime heritage of the city as well as experience the wonderful wildlife that the river supports. All safety equipment will be provided. Wet suits are not required. Please wear clothing suitable for the weather.

Experience this significant maritime & environmental history of the Foyle region. Led by Dr Liam Campbell, Cultural Historian, our bus tour will take you on a riveting journey that will include the Gaelic and Plantation site of Dunnalong; one of the great viewing points of Ireland, Iskaheen View; Ebrington; Culmore Point and Grianan Fort in Co. Donegal.

Pre booking essential, please contact Robert Forshaw

Pre booking essential, please contact Robert Forshaw

Wednesday, June 25, 6.30pm

E: footstepsnorthernireland@gmail.com M: 07901688979

Foyle Maritime Festival Canoe Tour Tuesday, June 24, 7.15pm Loughs Agency, 22 Victoria Road, Prehen Free admission Suitable for age 16+ A floating tour of Derry’s Maritime and Environmental Heritage, experience the city from a completely different perspective as you paddle your way downstream from Prehen to Culmore Point. On your way you will travel underneath all of the city’s

E: footstepsnorthernireland@gmail.com M: 07901688979

‘Footsteps Through Derry’ A Walking Tour  Of Derry’s Maritime Past Guildhall Square Free Admission/Pre Booking Essential Suitable for 16+ Derry has a wonderful and rich Maritime History stretching back from Colmcille and the Vikings to the emigration that left from the Port of Derry to all parts of the world or the part Derry played in the Battle Of The Atlantic during WW2. This is no ordinary walking tour. You will be guided by an American GI from 1942 and you will meet a number of characters on your journey who will bring to life our shared maritime past. Pre booking essential, please contact Robert Forshaw E: footstepsnorthernireland@gmail.com M: 07901688979

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...festival business Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) - A Marketing Experience Monday, June 23, 6-7 pm Derry City Council offices An opportunity to learn first hand from the Clipper Race marketing team about the experience of building an international branded sporting event. This event will count as 1 hour for Chartered CPD Programme. Registration from 5.30pm. For information and booking see www.cim.co.uk/branchevents/ireland

LegenDerry Leadership Workshop Wednesday, June 25 9.30am-5pm City Hotel A unique opportunity for local businesses to learn from the team behind a new study of leadership and followership based on the experiences of the crews of the 2013/2014 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. 38

Clipper Race Learning and Development Partner Through Derry City Council’s Business Opportunities Programme, local companies can sign up for this special leadership training event led by Mission Performance director Rob Lewis, Jamil Qureshi, Christiaan McLeod and Matt Burgess. The workshop will open by examining the challenges and opportunities faced by businesses in Derry~Londonderry~Doire – NI. For more information about the event, and to register go to: www.derrycity.gov.uk/ BusinessOpportunities


...listings

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Saturday, June 21 Music City Day Dawn Chorus Grianan of Aileach

The Craft Village

1pm-9pm Derry’s charming Craft Village, located between lower Shipquay St. and Magazine St. will play host to some of the region’s best singer-songwriters.

Derry Walls

3.30am-6.00am

1pm-5pm

Celebrate the Summer Solstice Dawn in song and be amongst the first to glimpse the morning light that will rise from within the ancient ringfort on the longest day of the year.

Choirs, flute bands, trad and classical acts will perform on the bastions of the 400 yearold Walls.

Guildhall Square

10am-8pm Choirs, bands, schools, Ports, The Clameens, Solas, The Rambling Boys of Pleasure, The Jeremiahs and many more. Don’t miss the massive outdoor performance of Danny Boy at 1pm.

The Guildhall

8pm John Toal, BBC Radio Ulster, introduces some of the city’s finest performers, alongside the Ulster Orchestra, conducted by Stephen Bell. Also,singer-songwriters Eoin O’Callaghan (Best Boy Grip) and Paul Casey, saxophonist Gerard McChrystal and pianist Ruth McGinley. Ticket allocation by random draw. Apply via www.bbc.co.uk/ showsandtours/shows/shows/music_city_ day_21jun14

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Roaring Meg Busking Competition Craft Village

12.30pm-4.30pm £2000 in cash prizes. All acts taking part will also be considered for a performance at Gasyard Wall Féile 2014. Winners announced at 5.30pm. To receive a registration form contact Email: gasyardtrust@hotmail.co.uk Tel: Seanin 028 7126 2812.

Salsa Celtica The Glassworks

Great James Street, 9pm Tickets: £15 on sale at Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin, Great James Street, Derry. Salsa Celtica’s synthesis of Afro Latin Salsa with Scottish and Irish traditional music has taken the band to music festivals around the globe.


Arrival of the first of the Clipper Round the World Yachts into the Foyle Marina Hopefully we will see the first of the Clipper Round the World Race Yachts arrive into the Foyle Marina.

Arrival times dependent on race and weather conditions.

Stinky Pirates Trail The Playhouse

11am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm Bookings via www.derryplayhouse.co.uk or Box Office on 028 71 268027.

Walled City Market Festival Village

Loughs Agency Keel Boat Sailing Taster Sessions Foyle Marina

11am-2pm; 3-6pm, 6.30-8.30pm

10am-10pm

Continental Market Queen’s Quay

Bookings on site.

10am-10pm

Water sports taster sessions

Navy Ships

Prehen Boathouse

Queen’s Quay

10am-3pm. £5 per session

10am-6pm

Loughs Agency Geocaching session

Heritage Tent Queen’s Quay

‘Treasure Island’ Inishtrahull Island

11am-3pm The tiny island of Inishtrahull, Ireland’s northernmost land six miles north east of Malin Head, provides an intriguing and remote location for this hi-tech treasure hunt. Places are limited and advance booking is essential. Booking info available via the website.

10am-6pm

Crab & Fish Plate Puppets Arts and Crafts tent Festival Village

10.30am-5.30pm

Face Painting Arts and Crafts tent Festival Village

10.30am-5pm

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Minehaha: The Princess and the Maiden City Tower Museum

1pm Light refreshments will be available. This lecture by Owen McGonagle is based on his book which deals with a fictionalised account of the voyage of the emigrant clipper ship, Minnehaha, from Derry ~ Londonderry in Ireland to New York in the Autumn of 1870. Join us to find out more about life on board, sailing, navigation, and the McCorkell Shipping Line.

Sunday, June 22 Arrival of Clipper Round the World Race Fleet McFarland Quay Arrival times subject to weather conditions so please check the website closer to the time for updates.

Ubuntu festival Festival Village Arts and crafts, storytelling, music and dance. The ‘World Zone’ with performances, live music and interactive activities from 1pm –10pm.

Water Sports Taster Sessions Prehen Boathouse

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Walled City Market Festival Village

10am-10pm Check out our treasure trove of handmade crafts and local cuisine, with tasty treats on tap you won’t be disappointed!

Continental Market Queen’s Quay

10am-10pm Barcelona for lunch and Jamaica for dinner! This is global dining at its finest and you don’t have to go any further than Queen’s Quay.

Navy Ships Queen’s Quay

10am-6pm

Heritage Tent Queen’s Quay

10am-6pm

Keel Boat Sailing Taster Sessions Foyle Marina

11am-2pm, 3pm-6pm, 6.30pm-8.30pm


Foyle Maritime Festival Bus Tour Guildhall Square

2pm Pre Booking Essential. Tel: 07901688979.

Multicultural Paper Doll Chain & Create Your Own Flag Workshop Arts and Crafts tent Festival Village

12 noon-6pm Enjoy making paper chain dolls decorated with brightly coloured costumes as part of our Ubuntu global festival. Free family workshops and drop in activities operate 12 noon – 6pm.

Stinky Pirates Trail The Playhouse

11am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm Bookings via www.derryplayhouse. co.uk or Box Office on 028 71 268027.

Monday, June 23

Continental Market Queen’s Quay

10am-10pm Barcelona for lunch and Jamaica for dinner! This is global dining at its finest and you don’t have to go any further than Queen’s Quay.

Navy Ships Queen’s Quay

10am-6pm

Nautical Bags Arts and Crafts tent Festival Village

10.30am-5.30pm Kids will enjoy potato printing funny fish shapes and all sorts onto a canvas bag that you can take away to carry all your festival treats in!

Keel Boat Sailing Taster Sessions Foyle Marina

11am-2pm, 3pm-6pm, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Water sports taster sessions Walled City Market Festival Village

10am-10pm Check out our treasure trove of handmade crafts and local cuisine, with tasty treats on tap you won’t be disappointed!

Prehen Boathouse

10am-3pm. £5 per session Enjoy a range of exciting water sports such as jet skiing and wake boarding guided by a team of professionals.

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Education and Heritage Tent Festival Village

10am-6pm

CIM - A Marketing Experience Derry City Council/Quayside

6-7pm Registration at 5.30pm. For details see www.cim.co.uk/branchevents/ireland

Tuesday, June 24 Walled City Market Festival Village

10am-10pm

Continental Market Queen’s Quay

Education and Heritage Tent Festival Village

10am-6pm Queen’s Quay

10am-10pm

Pirate Masks & Swords Arts and Crafts tent

1.30pm-6.30pm It’s time to get serious and start preparations for the ultimate pirate party this Saturday 28th. Get down to the Captain Crafty to start work on your costume today!

Foyle Maritime Festival Canoe River Tour Loughs Agency, Prehen

7.15pm Free Admission/Pre Booking Essential - Tel: 07901688979.

10am-10pm

Navy Ships Queen’s Quay

10am-6pm

Keel Boat Sailing Taster Sessions Foyle Marina

11am-2pm, 3pm-6pm, 6.30pm-8.30pm 44

Wednesday, June 25 Walled City Market Festival Village

10am-10pm

Continental Market Queen’s Quay

10am-10pm


Navy Ships Queen’s Quay

10am-6pm

Keel Boat Sailing Taster Sessions Foyle Marina

11am-2pm, 3pm-6pm, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Education and Heritage Tent Festival Village

10am-6pm

Funky Sunshades Arts and Crafts tent

1.30pm-6.30pm

LegenDerry Leadership Workshop City Hotel

9.30am-5pm

Clipper Race Crew Recruitment

Walking Tour of Derry’s Maritime Past Guildhall Square

6.30pm Free Admission/Pre Booking Essential Tel: 07901688979

Loughs Agency and Lough Foyle Yacht Club Sailing Punt Race Culmore Point

7pm Spectators welcome.

Celtronic Ben UFO & Pearson Sound Sandinos

9.30pm Advanced tickets £10.

Thursday, June 26 Walled City Market Festival Village

10am-10pm

McFarland Quay

6.30pm

Continental Market Queen’s Quay

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The Beach Boys Ebrington Square

8pm Tickets £20 www.millenniumforum.co.uk

Navy Ships McFarland Quay Check website for more details www.legenderrymaritimefestival.com

Keel Boat Sailing Taster Sessions

Heritage and Environment Tent 10am-6pm Festival Village Northern Ireland Environment Agency exhibition looking at protecting water quality in Northern Ireland.

Celtronic Kolsch The Gweedore

9.30pm Advance tickets £10.

Foyle Marina

11am-2pm, 3pm-6pm, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Friday, June 27

Education and Heritage Tent

Walled City Market

Festival Village

Festival Village

10am-6pm

10am-10pm

Loughs Agency and Moville Boat Club Cruiser Race

Continental Market

Lough Foyle

3pm (approx) Spectators welcome. To enter contact Moville Boat Club – www.movilleboatclub.com

Queen’s Quay

10am-10pm

Navy Ships McFarland Quay

Crab & Fish Plate Puppets Arts and Crafts tent, Festival Village

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Check website for more details www.legenderrymaritimefestival.com


Keel Boat Sailing Taster Sessions Foyle Marina

11am-2pm, 3pm-6pm, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Nautical Bags Arts and Crafts tent Festival Village

1.30pm-6.30pm

Stand up Paddleboarding Sessions (Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage) 8pm Public Pontoon 12+ years Free sessions 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm, 7pm. A session lasts 30 minutes and will be on a first come basis. Details for registration at Information Point, Festival Village.

Education and Heritage Tent Festival Village

11am -5pm This interactive exhibition includes whalebones, drums and other interesting items, making for a fun display for children and adults alike.

Department Of Environment - Marine Environment Exhibition (details to be confirmed) Environment and Heritage tent Festival Village

Celtronic Karenn/Max Cooper/Space Dimension Controller Nerve Centre

9.30pm Advance tickets £12.

Saturday, June 28 Walled City Market Festival Village

10am-10pm

Continental Market Queen’s Quay

10am-10pm

Navy Ships Queen’s Quay

10am-6pm

Heritage Tent Queen’s Quay

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Pirate masks and swords Arts and Crafts tent Festival Village

10.30am-5.30pm It’s time to get serious and start preparations for the ultimate pirate party this Saturday 28th. Get down to the Captain Crafty to start work on your costume today!

Face Painting Arts and Crafts tent Festival Village

10.30am-5pm

Sunday, June 29 Walled City Market Festival Village

10am-6pm

Continental Market Queen’s Quay

10am-6pm

Navy Ships Queen’s Quay

Choose from four special festival design themes.

10am-6pm

Stinky Pirates Trail

Heritage Tent

The Playhouse

Queen’s Quay

11am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm

10am-6pm

Celtronic

Clipper Yachts Farewell Parade of Sail

Âme - Magic Mountain High St Columb’s Hall

9.30pm

McFarland Quay

12 noon

Advance tickets £12.

Farewell Finale Queen’s Quay

Red Arrows Display Greencastle, Co Donegal and Magilligan, Co Derry

10pm

2.45pm

Fire and water show with fireworks display.

(Note: This is not in the City). Check festival website for times/vantage points at Greencastle and Magilligan nearer the event: www.legenderrymaritimefestival.com

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Jelly Fish & Oyster Plate Puppets Arts and Crafts tent Festival Village

10.30am-5.30pm

Stinky Pirates Trail The Playhouse

12 noon, 1.30pm and 3.30pm

Clipper Race Crew Recruitment Event Guildhall

2pm

Celtronic Move D Craft Village

4pm Admission: £6/8.

Derrick Carter

Various Guests Craft Village

3pm Admission: Free. Further info: www.celtronicfestival.com

Closing Celebration 1pm – 6pm As the last yachts depart for Holland we’ll send them off in the style they arrived with an afternoon of music and performances throughout the festival zone! Showcasing our local musicians and artists the afternoon will be a great celebration of the memories made this year as we say goodbye....until next time!

Festival Village Check out the blackboard at our information point in the festival village for a full line-up of the entertainment scheduled for today. With daily performances 12–2.30pm and 5–9pm there’s sure to be something with live music, dance and animated performances throughout the festival.

Sandinos

8pm Advance tickets £11.

The contents of this programme were correct at the time of printing. Please check online for the most up to date schedule before planning your trip.

Various Guests Masons

3pm-8.30pm Admission: Free.

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...time to travel

Getting to and from the LegenDerry Maritime Festival couldn’t be easier. The city and region can be accessed by air, sea, road and rail, with reliable transport connections throughout the day. There is also a regular bus shuttle service within the city; ample car parking; and plenty of taxis! Directions to the LegenDerry Maritime Festival will be clearly signposted in and around the city.

Translink is the main public transport provider. For bus and rail routes/timetables during the festival dates July 21-29, visit www.translink.co.uk 50

For flight routes, visit www.cityofderryairport.com/airport

If you’re planning to make your boat your home for the week we’ve got special berthing rates of just £10 per night for boats under 10 meters and £15 per night for boats over £10 meters. Book a berth now! www.londonderryport.com Contact the Londonderry Port +44 (0) 28 71860555


event info First Aid St John Ambulance will be in attendance to provide first aid cover during the event and there will be sign posted First Aid points throughout the festival site.

Driving to the Event

Information and Welfare

If you are driving to the event, or are being dropped off, then you are asked to note the following information:

Welfare facilities on site will include Information and Ticketing Points and toilets. There will also be a Mother and Baby / Quiet area located at the Festival Village. All facilities will be sign posted and stewards / event staff will be able to provide directions.

In addition to the city centre car parks, a Park and Stride / Drop Off area will be available at the Fort George site, accessed off Pennyburn Roundabout. For safety reasons, it will be necessary to introduce traffic management and parking restrictions at various times during the event. For more detailed information about traffic and travel please visit www.legenderrymaritimefestival.com or tune into BBC Radio Foyle and Q120.9FM for latest updates. Drivers are reminded that normal on street parking restrictions will be in place and that they should avoid parking anywhere where they may be blocking entrances to residences or businesses or where they may be obstructing emergency access.

Accessibility We will have various facilities in place to assist disabled people. These will include: wheelchair accessible toilets; accessible viewing areas / viewing platforms; and a designated drop-off area. Dedicated staff will be on duty at all disabled access facilities on the day. Blue Badge holders should use available public, accessible car parking spaces.

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...time to check in

Accommodation Offers Derry~Londonderry is well served by high quality guest accommodation. Check hotel and B&B availability now for the LegenDerry Maritime Festival to avoid disappointment! For all your accommodation queries please call Visit Derry on +44 (0) 28 71 263511. 52

Waterfoot Hotel Caw Roundabout, 14 Clooney Rd, Derry - Londonderry, BT47 6TB Tel: 028 7134 5500 www.waterfoothotel.com Double/twin room; £42.50 bed and breakfast per person sharing, £57.50 dinner bed and breakfast per person sharing. 2 nights, 1 dinner bed and breakfast £80.00 per person sharing.


Da Vincis Hotel 15 Culmore Rd, Derry - Londonderry, BT48 8JB 028 7127 9111 www.davincishotel.com Single £99.00, Twin / Double £55.00 per person sharing, Triple £40.00 per person sharing Bed & Complimentary Full Irish Breakfast with all offers. Kids U12yrs stay free when sharing with 2 adults. Plus 1 x Free Single Room on same board basis if they book 20 paying guests.

Tower Hotel - 4* 17-19 Butcher St, Derry - Londonderry, BT48 6HL Tel: 028 7137 1000 www.towerhotelderry.com 2 Nights Bed and Full Cooked Breakfast plus 2 Course Evening Meal & Bottle of House Wine in our Walls Restaurant. £120 per person sharing

City Hotel - 4* Queens Quay, Derry - Londonderry, BT48 7AS Tel: 028 7136 5800 www.cityhotelderry.com Rooms from £124 B&B, based on 2 people sharing a twin/double room. Offers include use of Health & Fitness club with 15 metre pool

Everglades Hotel - 4* Prehen Rd, Derry - Londonderry BT47 2NH Tel: 028 7132 1066 www.hastingshotels.com/ everglades-hotel/ BB from £40pps or Double BB from £60pps or 2BB+1 Dinner from £100pps

Best Western Plus 4* White Horse Hotel 68 Clooney Rd, Derry - Londonderry, BT47 3PA Tel: 028 7186 0606 www.whitehorsehotel.biz 2 Night’s Bed & Breakfast 4 Course Evening Meal From £95.00 Per Person Sharing Free Taxi to City Centre 53


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MOTHER AND BABY WAT E R TA S T E R C H A N G I N G DERRY CITY COUNCIL FIRST AID PARKING

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Derry ~ Londonderry ~ Doire

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21st ~ 29th June www.legenderrymaritimefestival.com This document is available upon request in a number of formats including large print, Braille, PDF, audio cassette and minority languages. For further information on alternative formats please contact: telephone: (028) 7136 5151 textphone: (028) 7137 6646 or email: equality@derrycity.gov.uk. The contents of this programme were correct at the time of printing. Please check online for the most up to date schedule before planning your trip.


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